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  • For College Programs, Snow Brings New Heights Of Frustration

    For College Programs, Snow Brings New Heights Of Frustration
    Ted Stavropoulos likes warm weather and sunny days. He has a house in Florida. As the associate athletic director and director of the Sports Center at the University of Hartford, he is in charge of maintaining the playing fields for the school's...
  • Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community

    Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community
    Young and old, working and retired, military and civilian. The Hampton Roads Philharmonic is a mixed bag of musicians with a common bond: the music they love to play. Founded less than two years ago, the community orchestra gave its first performance in...
  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...
  • Vernon BOE discusses religious holidays

    The Vernon Board of Education approved its school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year, but not until it heard concerns over which holidays are observed, and which are not. Superintendent Mary Conway said her proposed calendar was constructed after...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall
    WEST HARTFORD — The public is invited to the 19th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday Jan. 19 at Town Hall. Linda J. Kelly, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving since 2005, will serve as keynote speaker....
  • A Word, Please: A guide on how to write names of holidays

    A Word, Please: A guide on how to write names of holidays
    The new year, that is, New Year’s, is upon us. Soon after will come Presidents Day, also known as Presidents’ Day, then Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Veterans Day, Xmas and a bunch of other holidays no one knows how to write....
  • Monday storms take toll

    Another Monday, another winter storm. Old Man Winter, apparently keeping rhythm to the seven-day week, will hit us Monday with rain and probably snow and sleet for the third Monday in a row, and the fourth Monday since the start of the year. Though...
  • Hundreds gather for Kwanzaa celebration

    Hundreds gather for Kwanzaa celebration
    Micha Broadnax has never formally celebrated Kwanzaa, but on Saturday she came to Baltimore in search of the holiday. "It's something I've wanted to do," said Broadnax, a graduate student from Boston in Maryland visiting family for winter break, and...
  • A Chicago-centric calendar for 2015

    Here's a look at this year's planned events and commemorations of interest to Chicagoans, to be held here and elsewhere: Jan. 1 — New Year's Day Jan. 1 — Illinois' personal income tax rate drops from 5 percent to 3.75 percent. Jan. 12 &#...
  • Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings

    Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings
    If you still have some cash left in your pocket after the holidays you may want to check out these deals on what to buy cheap in January:  Winter apparel is big. Clearance items can reach up to 80% off. Time to stock up! You can also find good deals...
  • Weekly jobless claims rise but remain low

    Weekly jobless claims rise  but remain low
    More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications rose less than expected, holding at a level that signals a strong job market. Initial claims for jobless benefits rose 11,000, to 278,000, for the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor...